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NFL Draft Countdown: Packers by Position

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Today: Cornerbacks. Next: Safeties<P> One position that finds its way toward the top of everyone's draft list is cornerback. They seem to go early and often, no matter what the talent pool or teams' needs dictate. In his pre-draft press conference this week, head coach/GM Mike Sherman noted that the Packers' are indeed shopping for a cornerback/kick returner. <P>

As nickel and dime packages are used with more frequency, the draft stock of the CB rises even higher Most teams with winning records have played at least 50 percent of their defensive snaps in a package with more than two cornerbacks on the field, according to Also, it's a position that by definition has a high injury risk, so depth is a must. This year's draft plays more into depth... Recommended Stories

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